Powder of Millepedes compound.
Take Millepedes prepared 12 grains; Saffron 3 grains; Flower of Benjamin, Salt of Amber, each 2 grains; Ginger 1 grain; Oil of Aniseed 1 drop; Bring all to a Powder.
I have known this prescrib'd for an Asthma, but to no purpose; perhaps because the boiling Blood and heated Lungs might require cooler things. However, in a straitness of Breath from a Cold, and tenacious Colluvies stuffing the Bronchia; its an efficacious and most desirable Medicine; for it potently incides, removes and expectorates Phlegm. But of these consult the Expectorating Decoction and Electuary.
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710